Lieff Cabraser played a leading in litigating claims by Holocaust survivors against banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, and other entities that profited from persecuting Jews and other minority groups during World War II. We donated our attorneys’ fees in the Swiss Banks case to fund the Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein Clinical Professorship in Human Rights Law at Columbia Law School, a position is devoted to the study of human rights issues around the world.
Braceros Worker Cases
Working with co-counsel, Lieff Cabraser succeeded in correcting wage and compensation injustices that dated back 60 years on behalf of Mexican workers and laborers, known as Braceros (“strong arms”), who came from Mexico to the United States pursuant to bilateral agreements from 1942 through 1946 to aid American farms and industries hurt by employee shortages during World War II in the agricultural, railroad, and other industries.
Lieff Cabraser’s Proud History of Rights Work
Robert Lieff founded our firm in 1972 with an interest in achieving justice for large groups of people through a new mechanism: the class action. “We care for the underdog and possess a passion for Justice,” Lieff responds when asked what are the key characteristics of the firm. “In our country the law belongs to the people. That is our heritage, and our right,” Cabraser adds. “We’re here to help people stand up for themselves and for each other and to use our courts to obtain justice.”
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